Haley Weiss is a reporter at TIME. She covers wellness, death and dying, reproductive health, and more.
Older Adults Are Still Taking up Smoking
American adults smoke way less than they did a decade ago, but many of those over over 65 are starting the habit.By Haley Weiss
US Suicide Rates Increased in 2022
U.S. suicide rates increased the most among adults over 75 and younger white women.By Haley Weiss
The Caviar Market is Rife with Fraud
Fake or illegally harvested caviar is found in restaurants and stores across Europe.By Haley Weiss
Patent Manipulation Keeps Insulin Prices High
Pharmaceutical companies layer on patents for drug delivery devices to maintain market exclusivity, according to a new study.By Haley Weiss
Is social media addictive?
A new study attempts to resolve a divide in behavioral science over whether social media is addictive.By Haley Weiss
Gun Injuries in Children Doubled in 2020
Two new studies reveal the toll of gun violence on children, their families, and the economy.By Haley Weiss
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate On the Rise
CDC data show an increase in infant mortality rate of nearly 3% in 2022, the highest such number since 2002.By Haley Weiss
Dementia Underdiagnosis and Driver's License Laws
In states where doctors are required to report dementia cases to the DMV, rates of diagnoses are lower than the national average.By Haley Weiss
Mild Cognitive Decline Is Underdiagnosed
Ninety-nine percent of doctors miss MCI, a dementia precursor in older adults.By Haley Weiss
Don’t Fall for ‘Toddler Milk' Marketing
The high-selling 'follow-on' formulas are nutritionally empty compared to the infant formulas they're often tied to, experts say.By Haley Weiss
One Year Later, Where’s the Adderall?
The ongoing shortage of the ADHD medication has revealed a communication breakdown between regulators and manufacturers.By Haley Weiss
Needle Fear is More Common Than You Think
COVID-19 forced many adults to confront their fear of needles. Now, medicine has an important opportunity to earn their trust back.By Haley Weiss
What's At Stake With the Kaiser Permanente Heath Care Strike
Unions behind the biggest health care strike in U.S. history blame staffing shortages for poor patient care and difficult working conditions.By Haley Weiss
Decriminalizing Drugs Doesn't Increase Overdoses
A new study found that overdose deaths in the Pacific Northwest have increased despite decriminalization laws, not because of them.By Haley Weiss
Does Cycle Syncing Actually Work?
In their efforts to put female-specific sports science to use, fitness programs risk pushing an oversimplified view of menstruation.By Haley Weiss
Is Phenylephrine the FDA's Test Case?
If the ineffective decongestant is removed from the market, other over-the-counter drugs could be up for reevaluation next.By Haley Weiss
Drugs May Be Overprescribed for Dementia
A new study finds high rates of off-label antipsychotic prescriptions among older adults with dementia, which risks harmful side effects.By Haley Weiss
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